Rats are difficult to contraol and are instinctively wary of traps and bait, and colonize in attics, burrows, under concrete and porches, in wall voids and other hard to reach places. Rats can harbor and transmit a number of serious diseases. They can also introduce disease-carrying parasites such as fleas, lice and ticks into your home.
The House Mouse is normally 5 to 8 inches long (total length) and light brown to dark grey in color. House mice live in cities and towns, as well as away from buildings as a field rodent. under optimum conditions they will breed throughout the year having anywhere from 2 to 13 mice per litter, however five to six young are normal. Mice are generally nocturnal animals, with the peak of activity periods occurring shortly after dusk and again prior to dawn.